(The following is my second attempt at poetry. Thanks to L.L. Barkat for her encouragement regarding this attempt. See her very good blog here and her new book, God in the Yard, here.)
In the mirror one day,
I saw a self.
I took a closer look and peered into my soul.
The things I saw?
One more time I looked into the mirror.
This time I saw a redeemed self
This time I saw a beautiful self.
This time I saw, in the background, Jesus.
By his grace he redeemed me.
Now he is making me into
the self I want to be,
the self that I really am.
Categories: God, Grace, Jesus, Spiritual Formation
About A Place for the God-Hungry
Jim Martin This blog, “A Place for the God-Hungry,” is where I share ideas about life, marriage, parenting, leadership, and ministry. In particular, I want this blog to be a place of encouragement. Each week, I dedicate at least one post to those who serve as church leaders. Biography Early Years I was born [...]more →